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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for April 28, 2017

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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for April 28, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...

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Great Wall Steed flunks ANCAP test with two-star rating
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Great Wall Steed flunks ANCAP test with two-star rating

The budget Great Wall Steed ute has scored a shocking two stars in the latest round of ANCAP crash testing, against the 2016 ratings criteria. In response, Great Wall Motors Australia said it was disappointed, but accepted it needed to improve to meet our market's standards. The independent crash-test body gave the Chinese load carrier an overall truncated score of 16...


Great Wall Steed cab-chassis coming
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Great Wall Steed cab-chassis coming

Great Wall Australia is still on track to introduce a cheaper single-cab-chassis version of the Steed ute before the end of 2017. It is expected that the Steed cab-chassis will come in both 110kW/310Nm 2.0-litre turbo-diesel 4x4 and 100kW/205Nm 2.4-litre petrol 4x2 configurations...


Naughty car names: Happy Valentine's Day

Naughty car names: Happy Valentine's Day

Ah Valentine's Day... some of us look forward to it and some of us think it's a commercial load of rubbish. Either way, today will be an assault on the senses with love hearts, roses, chocolate and teddy bears galore – and there can be no escaping the commercial barrage of the love-struck...


Great Wall, Haval sold a million cars last year
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Great Wall, Haval sold a million cars last year

Chinese sister brands Haval and Great Wall may be minnows in Australia, but the company’s 2016 sales result globally is nothing to sneeze at. According to the company’s figures, it sold more than a million Haval SUVs and Great Wall utes and passenger models last year, the vast majority obviously being in China...


2017 Great Wall Steed 4x2 petrol review
Rating: 5.510 /10
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2017 Great Wall Steed 4x2 petrol review

The Great Wall Steed costs as much as a well-used HiLux. Is it a better bet?

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$24,990

How Chinese brands are faring in Australia
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How Chinese brands are faring in Australia

Chinese car brands have come and gone in Australia for the better part of a decade, though only one — Great Wall Motors — could claim to have gained significant market share so far. With the Australian market more fragmented than ever before, housing more than 60 brands competing for a tick under 1...


11 strange car names: What were they thinking?
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11 strange car names: What were they thinking?

When it comes to naming a car, sometimes a manufacturer gets it right. Think of the Rolls Royce Phantom, Lamborghini Aventador or Aston Martin Vanquish. They're names that just roll off the tongue. But sometimes they get it horribly wrong, like the amphibious crossover, Tang Hua Detroit Fish (above)...


Great Wall reveals WEY luxury SUV brand: Not on the cards for Australia, yet
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Great Wall reveals WEY luxury SUV brand: Not on the cards for Australia, yet

Chinese car maker Great Wall, parent company of SUV brand Haval, has just lifted the wraps off its new luxury-focused SUV brand named WEY. Named after the company's chairman, Wei Jianjun, WEY will be aimed primarily at cashed-up young buyers in China when it launches in its home market in the second quarter of next year...


2017 Great Wall Steed 4x4 Diesel review
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2017 Great Wall Steed 4x4 Diesel review

Read the full review here. The Great Wall brand has always had two key attributes associated with it – that it’s cheap, and that it’s Chinese. Now there’s a new pick-up from the brand, the Great Wall Steed – it’s still cheap, it’s still Chinese – but we want to know if it’s any good, this time around...


2017 Great Wall Steed 4x4 Diesel review
Rating: 610 /10
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2017 Great Wall Steed 4x4 Diesel review

Is the 2017 Great Wall Steed a great ute? Not unless you're strapped for cash...

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$29,990